Showa Denko K.K.


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Prev close: 3,170
Sep 22, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 149.71M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(4004)
Process Industries
Chemicals: Specialty
Full time employees: 10,146

Business summary

Showa Denko K.K. engages in the manufacture and sale of chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Electronics, Inorganics, Aluminum, and Others. The Petrochemicals segment produces and merchandises olefins and organic chemicals. The Chemicals segment manufactures and sells functional polymers, industrial gases, basic and electronic chemicals. The Electronics segment covers hard disks, compound semiconductors, and rare earth magnetic alloys. The Inorganics segment deals with graphite electrodes and ceramics. The Aluminum segment manufactures and sells rolled, extruded, forged products, heat exchangers and beverage cans. The Others segment produces and sells electronics and advanced battery materials. The company was founded by Nobuteru Mori in December 1908 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 671,159M
Gross profit 126,174M
Operating income 42,054M
Income before tax 17,529M
Net income 12,305M
EBITDA 81,226M
Diluted EPS 86.27
Dividends per share 0
Total assets 932,698M
Total liabilities 621,466M
Total equity 296,560M
Operating cash flow 68,949M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 6,176.75M
Gross profit 1,161.19M
Operating income 387.02M
Income before tax 161.32M
Net income 113.24M
EBITDA 747.53M
Diluted EPS 0.79
Dividends per share 0
Total assets 7,996.72M
Total liabilities 5,328.29M
Total equity 2,542.63M
Operating cash flow 634.54M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 19.40
ROA 1.31%
ROE 4.14%
Operating margin 6.26%
Profit margin 1.83%

Key executive

  • Executive President, CEO & Representative Director: Kohei Morikawa
  • Executive Officer & Head-Production Technology: Taichi Nagai
  • Executive Officer & Manager-Ceramics Business: Motohiro Takeuchi
  • Executive Officer & Head-Aluminum Rolled Products: Kanji Takasaki
  • Executive Officer & Head-Global Business Strategy: Robert C. Whitten

Share holders

  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(6.8%)
  • Indus Capital Partners LLC(6.7%)
  • Showa Denko K.K.(4.6%)
  • Polaris Capital Management LLC(4.2%)
  • Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Co. (Investment Portfolio)(2.9%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.7%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP(2.5%)
  • Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc.(2.4%)
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.(2.0%)
  • Sompo Holdings, Inc.(2.0%)


  • Website:
  • Address: 1-13-9 Shiba Daimon, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, 105-8518, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.5470.3235

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